Officials at the meet

Officials at the meet

UMEX, SimTEX conclude with $204m in deals

March 2020

The 4th edition of UMEX and SimTEX concluded in Abu Dhabi facilitating a huge number of trade deals valued at approximately Dh749 million ($204 million) during the three day event, which drew 0ver 25,900 visitors.

UMEX and SimTEX 2020, organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) in collaboration with the General Headquarters of the UAE Armed Forces, provided international visitors, including regional government delegations, civil entities and other sector-specialised agencies and organisations, with an overview of the latest innovations, technologies and security equipment. The exhibitions addressed the most prominent fields in which artificial intelligence and unmanned vehicles and systems are used, in order to achieve goals that serve the environment and humanity alike.

Major General Staff Pilot Ali Mohammed Musleh Al Ahbabi, chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of UMEX and SimTEX 2020 and the accompanying conference, said: “We witnessed significant growth in the numbers of visitors and the number of deals that were signed, in addition to the great willingness of international companies to participate along with the organisation of several huge events in conjunction such as the Mohamed bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge organised by Khalifa University and the Series of Artificial Intelligence Competitions organised by the Ministry of Education, which confirms the leading global position that the exhibitions have reached during a short period of time.”

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